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Aim vs. Concept

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Aimnoun

The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, or object, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, such as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.

‘Take time with the aim of your gun.’; ‘to take aim’;

Conceptnoun

abstract and general idea; an abstraction

Aimnoun

The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be attained or affected.

Conceptnoun

understanding retained in the mind, from experience, reasoning and/or imagination; a generalization (generic, basic form), or abstraction (mental impression), of a particular set of instances or occurrences (specific, though different, recorded manifestations of the concept).

Aimnoun

Intention or goal

‘My number one aim in life is to make money to make my parents, siblings and kids happy.’;

Conceptnoun

(programming) In generic programming, a description of supported operations on a type, including their syntax and semantics.

Aimnoun

The ability of someone to aim straight; one's faculty for being able to hit a physical target

‘The police officer has excellent aim, always hitting the bullseye in shooting practice.’;

Conceptnoun

An abstract general conception; a notion; a universal.

‘The words conception, concept, notion, should be limited to the thought of what can not be represented in the imagination; as, the thought suggested by a general term.’;

Aimnoun

(obsolete) Conjecture; guess.

Conceptnoun

an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Aimverb

(intransitive) To point or direct a missile, or a weapon which propels as missile, towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it

‘He aimed at the target, but the arrow flew straight over it.’;

Conceptnoun

an abstract idea

‘structuralism is a difficult concept’; ‘the concept of justice’;

Aimverb

(intransitive) To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive

‘to aim at a pass’; ‘to aim to do well in life’;

Conceptnoun

a plan or intention

‘the centre has kept firmly to its original concept’;

Aimverb

(transitive) To direct or point (e.g. a weapon), at a particular object; to direct, as a missile, an act, or a proceeding, at, to, or against an object

‘to aim an arrow at the deer’; ‘She aimed a punch at her ex-boyfriend.’;

Conceptnoun

an idea or invention to help sell or publicize a commodity

‘a new concept in corporate hospitality’;

Aimverb

(transitive) To direct (something verbal) towards a certain person, thing, or group

‘to aim a satirical comment at Communists in general’;

Conceptnoun

(of a car or other vehicle) produced as an experimental model to test the viability of innovative design features

‘a concept car for next month's Geneva motor show’;

Aimverb

To guess or conjecture.

Conceptnoun

an idea or mental image which corresponds to some distinct entity or class of entities, or to its essential features, or determines the application of a term (especially a predicate), and thus plays a part in the use of reason or language.

Aimverb

To point or direct a missile weapon, or a weapon which propels as missile, towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it; as, to aim at a fox, or at a target.

Concept

Concepts are defined as abstract ideas or general notions that occur in the mind, in speech, or in thought. They are understood to be the fundamental building blocks of thoughts and beliefs.

Aimverb

To direct the indention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor; - followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.

‘Aim'st thou at princes?’;

Aimverb

To guess or conjecture.

Aimverb

To direct or point, as a weapon, at a particular object; to direct, as a missile, an act, or a proceeding, at, to, or against an object; as, to aim a musket or an arrow, the fist or a blow (at something); to aim a satire or a reflection (at some person or vice).

Aimnoun

The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.

‘Each at the head leveled his deadly aim.’;

Aimnoun

The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be attained or affected.

‘To be the aim of every dangerous shot.’;

Aimnoun

Intention; purpose; design; scheme.

‘How oft ambitious aims are crossed!’;

Aimnoun

Conjecture; guess.

‘What you would work me to, I have some aim.’;

Aimnoun

an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions;

‘his intent was to provide a new translation’; ‘good intentions are not enough’; ‘it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs’; ‘he made no secret of his designs’;

Aimnoun

the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable);

‘the sole object of her trip was to see her children’;

Aimnoun

the action of directing something at an object;

‘he took aim and fired’;

Aimnoun

the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

Aimverb

aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment;

‘Please don't aim at your little brother!’; ‘He trained his gun on the burglar’; ‘Don't train your camera on the women’; ‘Take a swipe at one's opponent’;

Aimverb

propose or intend;

‘I aim to arrive at noon’;

Aimverb

move into a desired direction of discourse;

‘What are you driving at?’;

Aimverb

specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

Aimverb

intend (something) to move towards a certain goal;

‘He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face’; ‘criticism directed at her superior’; ‘direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself’;

Aimverb

direct (a remark) toward an intended goal;

‘She wanted to aim a pun’;

Aimverb

have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

Aimverb

point or direct (a weapon or camera) at a target

‘aim for the middle of the target’; ‘aim the camcorder at some suitable object’;

Aimverb

direct (a missile or blow) at someone or something

‘she had aimed the bottle at Gary's head’;

Aimverb

direct information, a product, or an action towards (a particular group)

‘the TV campaign is aimed at the 16–24 age group’;

Aimverb

have the intention of achieving

‘we aim to give you the best possible service’; ‘the programme will aim at deepening understanding’;

Aimnoun

a purpose or intention; a desired outcome

‘our primary aim is to achieve financial discipline’;

Aimnoun

the directing of a weapon or missile at a target

‘his aim was perfect’;

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